Al-Qaida Group Claims Attack on Police Station in North Mali

February 6, 2016 4:10 PM

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Al-Qaida's North Africa branch has claimed responsibility for an attack on a U.N. mission police station in northern Mali that killed one Malian soldier, an organization that monitors jihadi sites said Saturday.

The group al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb claimed credit for Friday's attack in the northern town of Timbuktu in a statement distributed via Twitter and Telegram, SITE Intelligence group said. The statement said three assailants were involved, one of whom detonated a car bomb at the entrance to the ...

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